Lexington Catholic at Paul Dunbar (Girls)

Paul Dunbar High School
Lexington, KY
January 24, 2008

2008 by Ron Harrison

Lexington Catholic (18-3) vs. Paul Dunbar (21-1)

Lexington Catholic Coach Jeff Hans started the following lineup: 5-11 Sr. Natalie Novosel, 5-10 Jr. Shaneque McGhee, 6-0 Sr. Lauren Conrad, 5-9 Jr. Maggie Wilson, and 5-9 Sr. Briana Green. Paul Dunbar Coach Mike Sowers countered with 6-0 So. Ebony Rowe, 5-7 Sr. Chelsey Johnson, 6-1 Sr. Chantelle Pressley, 5-7 Sr. Cameron Howard, and 5-7 Sr. Pilar Walker.

Paul Dunbar outscored Lexington Catholic 25-8 in the fourth quarter to erase a 41-37 deficit in a 62-49 victory. Dunbar controlled the boards with a 44-30 advantage and held an 18-9 advantage in second chance points.

Dunbar shot 42.3% from the field including one of nine from the three point line. The Lady Bulldogs connected on 17 of 25 free throws and scored six points off 10 Lexington Catholic turnovers. Lexington Catholic shot 38.5% from the field including one of eight from beyond the arc. The Lady Knights connected on eight of 15 free throws and scored six points off 10 Dunbar turnovers.

Ebony Rowe led Paul Dunbar with 19 points and a school record 24 rebounds. 5-5 Sr. Megan LaRue added 10 points. Natalie Novosel led Lexington Catholic with 20 points and seven rebounds. Briana Green added 14 points.

Paul Dunbar 62 Lexington Catholic 49

School Q1Q2Q3Q4 Final
Lexington Catholic 12 15 14 8 49
Paul Dunbar 10 16 11 25 62

Lexington Catholic (49)- Novosel 20, McGhee 1, Conrad 8, Wilson 4, Green 14, Scott 2.
Paul Dunbar (62)- Rowe 19, Johnson 9, Pressley 8, Howard 8, Walker 4, LaRue 10, Ch. Haney 4.


A special thanks to the Lexington Catholic stats crew Glenn Gentry and Gary Long for providing the computer stats for tonight's game.

Please feel free to send your comments and questions concerning the event, teams, or players to me at prephoops@yahoo.com.

Ron Harrison’s reports on this and other basketball events appear on http://www.kyprephoops.com.